Your area board

Our Community Matters website has been set up to provide local people with an interactive notice board everyone can use. We would like you to make this website your first port of call to post local news, events, have discussions and find out local information about your area. There are 18 community websites in total that cover various areas in Wiltshire.

Meet your Community Engagement Manager

Meet your Community Engagement Manag...

If you are part of a community group, sports club or any other kind of voluntary organisation, Andrew Jack, Marlborough’s Community Engagement Manager would like to hear from you.  Andrew is able to help with ideas about how to support your group, how to apply for grant funding or how to get in touch with similar groups.  Andrew works in Marlborough library on Wednesday afternoons from 12.00 to 5.00pm and is happy to meet you.  ...more

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All about your local area board

Introducing the Boards Wiltshire Council wants to make sure local people are fully involved in decisions that affect them. The council’s area boards bring local decision making back into the heart of the community providing a way for local people to shape the policies and services of Wiltshire Council, the police, NHS ...more

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Grant funding available from Marlbor...

There’s just one more round of funding from Marlborough Area Board this financial year and still plenty of money in the budget.  Take a look below on how your group can access up to £5,000 of funding towards a community project. Marlborough Area Board offers funding under three main grant schemes.  These are available ...more

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parkrun comes to Marlborough

Marlborough’s brand new parkrun begins this Saturday at 9.00am.  Funding from Marlborough Area Board and Wiltshire Sports Partnership, along with a lot of hard work from dedicated volunteers has brought the weekly timed runs to Marlborough Common.  Taking place every Saturday morning at 9.00, the 5km runs are ...more

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Marlborough Area Board’s next ...

You are invited to the next meeting of Marlborough Area Board, which takes place on Tuesday 4th September.  This meeting will be looking at the many events and activities taking place across the local area which commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Wiltshire Council has been supporting groups to ...more

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Find out about changes to recycling

Marlborough Area Board will be hosting a meeting where you can hear all about the new changes that are coming to our kerb-side recycling service.  At the meeting on the 24th July, Wiltshire Council’s Waste team will be speaking about these changes and the different materials that can now go into the black boxes and ...more

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Youth grants

The area boards are committed to providing revenue grant funding for those wishing to provide postive activities for 13-19 year olds and those aged up to 25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities. Projects delivered in the past include arts, music, sports, leisure and other after school activities where young ...more

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Community area grants

Your local area board has a capital budget to support grants for local community projects in the area. The grants are used in accordance with the Council’s community area grants policy that is explained more fully below. The community area grants budget is aimed at one off or start up projects – the money can be ...more

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